DCTakesonHIV.com is the anchor site for the District of Columbia's social marketing campaign to promote HIV testing, HIV medical care and treatment, condom use, and healthy relationships among all residents of the District. This campaign is a project of the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration (HAHSTA).The website serves as a one-stop source for HIV-related resources available to residents.
HAHSTA is the core District government agency to prevent HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STDs, and Tuberculosis, reduce transmission of the diseases and provide care and treatment to persons with the diseases. HAHSTA partners with health and community-based organizations to offer testing and counseling, prevention education and intervention, free condoms, medical support, free medication and insurance, housing, nutrition, personal care, emergency services, and direct services at its STD and TB Clinics and more for residents of the District and the metropolitan region. HAHSTA administers the District’s budget for HIV/AIDS, STD, Tuberculosis, and Hepatitis programs, provides grants to service providers, monitors programs, and tracks the incidence of HIV, AIDS, STDs, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis in the District of Columbia.